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The National Association of Water Companies Announces 
New Board of Directors 
Washington, DC (October 8, 2013) — The National Association of Water Companies 
(NAWC) today announced its new board  of directors. Dennis Doll, chairman, 
president and CEO of Middlesex Water Company, has been named president of the 
NAWC board of directors and its executive committee. Doll replaces Robert 
Sprowls, president & CEO, American States Water Company. 
“We are proud to welcome Dennis Doll as the incoming NAWC president as well as 
our new board members. We would also like to thank Bob for his leadership and 
all who serve on the board  for their service and contributions,” said Michael 
Deane, executive director, NAWC. “We are very fortunate to have an engaged 
board as we continue our efforts to shape the future of water management.” 
Doll has served as president, chief executive officer and a director of 
Middlesex Water Company since 2006 and serves as chairman of all subsidiary 
companies. Doll joined Middlesex Water  as executive vice president in November 
2004. He has more than 25 years of experience in both regulated and 
non-regulated water utility management. In addition to his work with NAWC, he 
serves as a director for the New Jersey Utilities Association, the Water  
Research Foundation and Raritan Bay Medical Center and has various board 
committee leadership roles in these organizations. 
“The National Association of Water Companies continues to make great strides in 
educating the public about the incredibly important role their reliable and 
affordable water service plays  in maintaining public health and safety as well 
as economic stability and growth. NAWC’s investor-owned utility and contract 
operations membership are proven leaders in solving the operational and 
financial challenges facing so many systems in our nation.  I’m honored to work 
closely with this passionate group of leaders,” said Doll. 
NAWC welcomes the following new members to its 2014 board of directors: 
·         David Ern, President &CEO, Gordon’s Corner Water
·         Palle Jensen, Senior Vice President - Regulatory Affairs, San Jose 
·         Paul Townsley, Vice President of Regulatory Matters and Corporate 
Relations, California Water Service Group 
They join the following members returning to NAWC’s board of directors: 
·         Daniel Corredor, President & CEO, South West Water
·         Nicholas DeBenedictis, Chairman, CEO & President, Aqua America, Inc.
·         Dennis W. Doll, President, Middlesex Water Company
·         Charles V. Firlotte, President & CEO, Aquarion Water Company
·         Joe Gysel, President, EPCOR Water USA
·         Jeffrey Hines, President & CEO, York Water Company
·         Robert J. Iacullo, Executive Vice President, United Water
·         Martin Kane, President & CEO, Severn Trent Services, Inc. 
·         Louise Knight, Chief Operating Officer, Superior Water Company
·         Walter Lynch, President & Chief Operating Officer - Regulated 
Operations, American Water
·         Robert Maclean, President, California American Water
·         Susan Mays, Vice President – Marketing & Strategic Initiatives, CH2M 
·         Christopher Schilling, Chief Executive Officer, Park Water Company
·         Bernadette Sohler, Vice President – Corporate Affairs, Middlesex 
Water Company
·         Lisa Sparrow, President & CEO, Utilities Inc.
·         Mark Strauss, Senior Vice President - Corporate Strategy & Business 
Development, American Water
·         Nicholle Taylor, Vice President, Artesian Water Company
·         Eric W. Thornburg, President & CEO, The Connecticut Water Company
·         Michael L. Whitehead, President, San Gabriel Valley Water Co. 
NAWC welcomes the following new member to its 2013-2014 Executive Committee as 
NAWC vice president:
·         Joe Gysel, President, EPCOR Water (USA), Inc. 
About the NAWC Water Summit 
The NAWC Water Summit is the annual gathering of water professionals hosted by 
the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC).  The event provides a 
dynamic forum for government officials, leaders in the water industry and other 
key stakeholders to exchange  ideas, learn from one another and share solutions 
that sustain businesses and communities. The theme of the 2013 NAWC Water 
Summit – Public Service & Private Enterprise: Bold Discussions. Real Solutions. 
– highlights the importance of public-private collaboration  in the water 
industry, as well as innovative approaches and critical solutions to issues 
faced by communities, such as aging water infrastructure. 
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